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Police investigate shooting in north Stockton


Stockton police are investigating a shooting that happened in north Stockton Wednesday evening.

Police said the shooting happened on West Lane near the Regal Holiday Cinema.

This is a developing story, check back for more information. 


Stockton opens up its water treatment plant after controversy


 

STOCKTON, CA – Following a large community concern over the safety of it’s water, Stockton opened up it’s treatment facility to tours.

“We’re going to let them come in and take a tour and show off the infrastructure we have here,” said Deputy Director of Water Resources Tony Tovar.

Stockton man fatally shot, another pistol whipped


An apparent robbery attempt left one Stockton man killed by gunfire and another beaten, according to police. 

Just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday officers responded to a report of someone shot near the corner of Sonora Avenue and Fallbrook Street. 

When officers arrived, they found a 53-year-old man fatally shot and another man had been pistol whipped by suspects. The victim was later identified as Uber Reyes-Hernandez on Wednesday. 

Police described the suspects as a group of 3 to 4 men who fled on foot, one of whom was armed with a handgun. 

 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.

 

 


Home alone kids help Stockton police nab attempted robbers


Police said two children, ages 13 and 7, were alone on Tuesday when a pair of robbers tried breaking into their home at 3 in the afternoon. 

The two children called Stockton police. When officers got to the home on Kimball Hill Circle near Pettigrew Court, they noticed a black Lexus speeding away from the area. 

Officers tried puling the car and its two occupants over but were led on a minute-long mile pursuit.

The suspects' car collided with a curb at the dead end of Ijams Road and the two fled from the car, jumping into a canal. They tried swimming away and were ultimately caught by officers at the other side of the canal. 

Police arrested the two 24-year-old men, who are documented gang members, Isaiah Fox and Deshaun Wilson.

They face charges for burglary, resisting arrest, gang enhancements and numerous vehicle code violations.

Stockton 8-year-old stops father from possibly killing girlfriend


Police credit an 8-year-old girl for giving a woman the opportunity she needed to runaway from an attacker who had a knife to the victim's throat. 

The suspect is the father of the young girl and boyfriend of the victim.

Stockton police were at the incident just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday at the victim's home on Mariners Driver off Hammer Lane, just west of Interstate 5.

Police said the woman was missing a tooth, had a cut on her forearm and red marks on her neck after being attacked by her boyfriend, 49-year-old Sammie Flonnery.

Flonnery had a knife to her throat and was threatening to kill her when his 8-year-old daughter jumped in. Police said the young girl tried pulling her dad off, allowing the victim to run away. 

Flonnery was arrested for attempted homicide and child endangerment. 

Hundreds of new jobs available at Stockton's 24th annual HIREvent


Hundreds of new jobs will be up for grabs at Stockton's 24th annual HIREvent Tuesday.

According to the event's description, the HIREvent will feature a variety of public and private sector employers looking for hires. There will also be free one-on-one resume help from employment counselors.

The HIREvent is free admission and runs from 12 to 4 p.m. at University Plaza Waterfront Hotel, 110 W Fremont St.

Job titles that recruiters will be looking to fill include:

3 missing Big Sur hikers found safe


Three hikers reportedly missing in Big Sur have been found safe, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Department.

The Stockton Police Department said Tyler Betteridge, 20, David Betteridge, 23, and Robert Garcia,22, left Stockton at 6 a.m. Saturday to go hiking and did not return home.